Excitement for first hockey sessions


March was an exciting month; 250 children had their first-ever hockey sessions. Thanks to Pune Solapur Expressways Private Limited, we introduced hockey at four schools in Daund district, outside of Pune, Maharashtra. We also held a coaching workshop and all came together during a very fun Hockey Festival. The childrens’ eagerness to learn will allow … Continue reading Excitement for first hockey sessions

Cheering for Maharashtra in the National Championship


March 13 to 23, India’s Senior Women National Championship was held in Pune / Pimpri-Chinchwad. Hosted by Hockey Maharashtra, the teams of 27 states played for the title. A unique opportunity to expose the players from our Grassroots Hockey Program in Pune to top hockey and to the excitement of an official tournament. On to … Continue reading Cheering for Maharashtra in the National Championship

Partnership: Bostik joins to empower communities in India


We are thrilled to partner with Bostik to make a meaningful impact in communities in India. Bostik firmly believes that investing in the development of individuals and communities is the key to unlocking their true potential. Over the next three years, our collaboration will provide underprivileged children and young adults with opportunities that will enhance … Continue reading Partnership: Bostik joins to empower communities in India

Festival in Pune to celebrate 1-year Maharashtra Grassroots Hockey Program


Last year, 22 January 2023 we launched the Maharashtra Grassroots Program in Pune. Now last Sunday, 21 January 2024, we celebrated the 1-year anniversary. At the Major Dhyanchand Hockey Stadium different games and drills were set up across the pitch. Over 300 players from 6 different schools mixed and had fun together. Energy, enthusiasm, talent … Continue reading Festival in Pune to celebrate 1-year Maharashtra Grassroots Hockey Program

Sport for Development partnership


What impact do sport-and-play activities have on the lives of coaches and youth? Sport-based initiatives are a powerful means to achieve development objectives such as health, education and gender equality. We are excited about our Sport for Development partnership with Royal Dutch Hockey Association (KNHB), Hockey Dreams Foundation, International Sports Alliance, Right To Play and … Continue reading Sport for Development partnership

Maharashtra Hockey Program – Pune Launch Event


Exciting news, we have launched the Grassroots Hockey Program in a new region! Kicking off in the district of Pune, we aim to educate through hockey in the state of Maharashtra. Fun is the key component in our programs and will help underprivileged children develop needed life skills. From 18th January 2023 more than 20 coaches from Pune, … Continue reading Maharashtra Hockey Program – Pune Launch Event

De onvergetelijke dag van 250 Indiase kinderen


Zie ze glunderen, zie ze dansen en zie ze met hun grote ogen het Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium, in Rourkela betreden. 16 januari was het dan eindelijk zo ver, 250 jongens, meisjes, hun trainers en lokale begeleiders van de Bovelander Foundation waren voor het eerst getuige van een hockeywedstrijd waar wereld sterren de degens kruisten. … Continue reading De onvergetelijke dag van 250 Indiase kinderen